Tribal Government

SaginawChippewa Indian Tribe Council

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe Council is committed to providing information of interest to all its members, both on and off the reservation.

Our Tribal Council
( l to r:) Tim Davis (district 1),Ronnie Ekdahl, (Sgt. At Arms), Candace Benzinger (district 1), Kenny Sprague (district 1), Gayle Ruhl (Treasurer) ,Brent Jackson (Sub-Chief),Frank Cloutier (District #3/At-Large), Chief , Michelle Colwell (Secretary), Lindy Hunt (district 1),Amanda Oldman (district 1), Diana Grundahl (Tribal Chaplain) , Ron Nelson (district 2)

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Information Technology: Training
Information Technology: Training
The IT Technical Training Division is available to assist all associates within the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe's organization. Our goal is to support and aid associates with their job duties and help them understand and effectively utilize the Microsoft Office Products. We offer a variety of instructor led Microsoft Office training sessions, such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook and Publisher. We also offer ongoing Keyboarding courses to increase your typing efficiency.

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A selection from the Ziibiwing Cultural Center
A Ziibiwing Center Collection
With the help of our contributors in 2007, the ZC Collections Committee acquired 1,483 artifacts that are beneficial to the cultural and spiritual well-being of the tribe.

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Human Resources

The Human Resources Office of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe handles all recruitment, application and job placement for individuals interested in seeking employment here. There are a wide variety of available opportunities. The tribe supports an array of activities similar to what you find in any municipality, including hotel and gaming enterprises, governmental services, and educational administration.

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Job Hotline
Employment Center

2017 Primary Election

Please be advised the last day to register to vote in the 2017 Primary Election is September 11 (For more information, please contact Tribal Clerk Office at 989-775-4054)

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live!
Published: 9/22/2017 9:00:00 AM - Ziibiwing Cultural Center

Free Admission at Participating Museums on September 23, 2017.
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Community Education Business Workshops | Oct. 4, 11, 18 & 25
Published: 9/21/2017 9:00:00 AM - 2% Distributions

Workshops are held from 12PM to 1PM at SCTC East Building, Classroom6
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Registration Open for A Food Preservation Class: Meat canning - FULL
Published: 9/21/2017 9:00:00 AM - Nimkee Clinic

Please join Nimkee’s Diabetic Team and SCTC Extension in welcoming Kara Lynch from MSU Extension for A Food Preservation Class on canning meat. A wait list has been started
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The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan has acquired 902 acres of land including just over one mile of lake frontage on Tawas Lake in East Tawas, MI.
Published: 9/15/2017 1:00:00 PM - Public Relations

The acquisition was finalized on Friday, August 25, 2017 granting ownership of hundreds of acres of land back to the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan
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Feather Link Tea and Luncheon
Published: 9/14/2017 8:00:00 AM - Nimkee Clinic

Tuesday, Oct.10, 2017 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort
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1st Annual Native American Day Open
Published: 9/13/2017 8:00:00 AM - Public Relations

Mark your calendar and clear your schedule for the 1st Annual Native American Day Open on Friday, September 22nd at Waabooz Run Golf Course!
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Live Webcast: Town Hall Meeting
Published: 9/12/2017 3:00:00 PM - 2% Distributions

Watch a live webcast of the Town Hall Meet and Greet hosted by Member Services. Event will take place from 12pm-2pm on Saturday, September 16, 2017.
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Town Hall Meeting
Published: 9/12/2017 2:00:00 PM - Public Relations

The Town Hall Meet and Greet hosted by Member Services will take place from 12pm-2pm with doors opening at 11am on Saturday, September 16, 2017.
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News Release - FEMA Disaster Recovery Center Hours Will Change Effective Immediately
Published: 9/12/2017 11:00:00 AM - Public Relations

Hours will now be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
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News Release - Three Weeks Left to Register for FEMA Disaster Assistance
Published: 9/12/2017 11:00:00 AM - Public Relations

Midland, Mich. – Don’t get overlooked, get the help you need. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) registration deadline is only three weeks away for residents with damages or losses from storms and flooding June 22-27.
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Labor Day Family Picnic
Monday, September 4th
12PM - 5PM
Saganing Grandparent's Celebration
Saturday, September 9th
12PM - 4PM
School of Rock Concert
Thursday, September 14th
3PM -5PM
Monarch Butterfly Celebration
Saturday, September 16th
1PM - 5PM
  • Revenue Sharing

  • As of May 14, 2014, The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe has distributed $225,428,719.54 to local businesses and schools. (-More-)
  • Final Journey

  • A special place to acknowledge and honor members who have walked on...
  • Our Final Journey